The Trump administration on Thursday announced proposed rule changes that would lead to a modest premium increase next year under the Affordable Care Act, potentially handing Democrats a new presidential-year health care issue.
University of North Carolina police didn't put up portable barricades around a Confederate statue the night it was toppled because of administrators' concerns that the barriers would be unsightly, according to an investigative report by the statewide university system.
Don Babwin and Michael Tarm, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 4:07pm
A judge on Thursday acquitted three Chicago officers of trying to cover up the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald, dismissing as just one perspective the shocking dashcam video of the black teenager's death that led to protests, a federal investigation of the police department and the rare murder conviction of an officer.
The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed in October by an ex-boyfriend can be heard telling campus police that she was worried for her daughter's safety in audio recordings released Thursday.
Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 3:24pm
Thousands of federal employees and their families are applying for unemployment and food stamps to get by as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on with no end in sight. But for some of them, it has been an exercise in confusion and frustration.
Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 3:19pm
When Carol Folt gave her first big speech as head of North Carolina's flagship public university, she praised lawyer Julius Chambers, who battled segregationists in court, and she lauded legendary basketball coach Dean Smith's civil rights advocacy. The Tar Heel titans "worked across differences for the common good," she said in 2013.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 2:39pm
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's criticism of Washington's divisive politics during his inaugural speech has generated some buzz about whether he might seek national office, but the Republican says he's not making any plans to end his second term early.
Police in Texas have arrested a group of people suspected in a series of bank robberies after the hood on the car they were using to flee authorities popped up and covered the windshield, obscuring the road.